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Keizer is a city in Marion County, in the Salem metro area.

The community was named for Thomas Dove Keizer (or Kaizur), settler

The latitude of Keizer is 44.990N. The longitude is -123.025W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 138 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 34,154.


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Median household income
Local
$45,052
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Keizer demographic reports
Keizer is on the Willamette River
Early growth was hindered by frequent flooding of the Willamette River. Flooding was finally controlled through construction of dams beginning in the 1950s
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 54. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 1.6 per 1,000 people.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Sports teams: Salem-Keizer Volcanoes (minor league baseball)
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 88

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22% of Keizer residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Keizer ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Keizer was $20,119, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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20% of Keizer residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Keizer, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $530.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,121.


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Newspapers in Keizer include Keizer Times

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Marion County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Keizer political report.

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The average commute time for Keizer workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Keizer between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of .6 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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